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. >>> still ahead on "way too early" a leak from mlb on a-rod. when can we finally expect new information. >>> and it's a tough week being anthony weiner. that story when we come back, same bat channel, same bat time. my mother made the best toffee in the world. it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to legalzoom.com today and make your business dream a reality. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. >>> all right. time now for sports in the ongoing game of chicken between alex rodriguez and major league baseball. that continues. yesterday mlb leaked it had enough evidence against the yankee slugger and is considering a lifetime band. a-rod said he would fight whatever punishment was handed down. in light of that new information, sources told espn that rodriguez has changed his mind and is co
contract. he and the mlb are stalled about the kind of suspension he's willing to accept. as early as today the mlb was expected to suspend a rod and others suspected of using performance enhancing drugs from that biogenesis company. a rod will play tonight and tomorrow. it looks like monday is the new deadline. >>> here's this morning's first look at scrambled politics. apparently in texas when you stand up you better be prepared to pay up. republicans there want state senator wendy davis to cough up the cost for last month's special session. a republican says davis should reimburse taxpayers since it was her filibuster that forced lawmakers to come back. >>> a new poll spells struggle for senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. it is still 15 months before they go to the polls but it shows allyson lundergan grimes leading the polls by 1%. both results fall within the margin of error. >> new jersey governor chris christie, he is reaching into the deep pockets of casino billionaire, sheldon adelson. last night fund-raiser was for the governor's re-election efforts and not a potential 2016 b
games. for a-rod, this is technically a first offense, but his penalty clearly much more severe. mlb explained saying based on his use and possession of numerous forms of performance-enhancing drug including testosterone over the course of multiple years. the league also added a-rod, quote, covered up his violations of the program by engaging in a course of conduct intended to obstruct and frustrate the office of the commissioners investigation. a-rod has never actually failed an mlb drug test but admitted to using performance-enhancing drug from 2001 to 2003 before playering were tested. if his appeal fails, he's still owed $61 million on his contract when he comes back in 2015. by the way, the yankees and a-rod return to the bronx on friday. ticket sales already popping 10%. >>> one of most iconic publications in the history of journalist the "washington post" has a new owner. jeff bezos, the man who founded amazon.com, will take the reigns maying paying $250 million for it. the chairman said no one should be sad except for him. >> we knew we could keep "the post" alive. but our as
rodriguez, he stepped on the field and received that not so warm welcome. now, the mlb is suspending rodriguez without pay for the remaining 211 games through the 2014 season amid allegations about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. earlier today before suiting up for the game against the white sox, rodriguez and the yankees held a press conference tachl. a take a look at what the embattled third baseman had to say. >> i'm not saying anything about mlb or anything that's going on. i'm saying this is a process, this is america, you have the opportunity to defend yourself, and i think the process, like all americans, will have the opportunity to defend ourselves in a due process, and i think that's what we'll have today and i'll have my day. >> the 38-year-old also vowed to repeal and fight the suspension, and with a repeal, he remains eligible to play until a decision is reached. he did admit a year ago that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003, but he has repeatedly denied using them since then. fox's own adam hounsley. adam, what do you got? >> it's been quite
suspected of using performance enhancing drugs. mlb is threatening to kick him out of the game all together. the new york daily news reports an investigation has turned up e-mails, text messages and other information showing rodriguez recruited athletes from the clinic and try to buy incriminating evidence. >>> george zimmerman was pulled over for speeding and police said he had a gun with him. it handed 25 miles east of dallas. zimmerman told the officer he had a gun in his glove compartment and was going, quote, nowhere in particular. the officer instructed him to slow down and released him with a verbal rp whatting. texas state law allows a person to carry a gun in a vehicle as long as it's not in plain view. zimm zimmer's lawyer posted that they are working to secure his privacy. >>> this, after a new bombshell from the nsa. kelly o'donnell explains. . this is a recurring -- >> the brief new look inside the secrets of the nsa. the director of national intelligence released several documents to show an oversight of the spy program that sweeps up americans phone record data and the govern
a permanent ban from baseball. as early as today, the mlb is suspected to suspend a-rod. he is scheduled to play in rehab games tonight and tomorrow. monday could be the new deadline here. >>> heavy rain causing major flooding in northern georgia. more than a half foot of rain fell. it forced firefighters to spend much of the day rescuing trapped residents in that area. bill karins, though, we talked about this earlier. georgia normally a place where you have some nice weather. a lot of sun. not a lot of water. >> usually they complain it's too hot and not enough water. they'll need it in many areas. we talked about fairbanks yesterday. 84 degrees. >> they did it? >> yes, they did. broke the record. 85 there actually. so very impressive. also 67 in anchorage. so it wasn't everywhere. interior alaska has been very high. juneau around 75. fairbanks yesterday, 31 80-plus degree days this summer. breaks the record. also 13th day 85 or above in fairbanks. that also breaks your record. >> what about today? >> 62 right now. interior alaska going up to 84 once again in fairbanks. so they'll add
for us. tracie potts, thank you. >>> alex rodriguez may have avoided a lifetime ban, but the mlb's 211-game suspension has put the player's future in jeopardy. on monday, major league baseball suspended 13 players linked to the biogenesis performance enhancing drug investigation. the league made an example out of a-rod, sidelining him until the 2015 season. rodriguez's his ban is taking effect on august 8th, but he will appeal the suspension, which will allow him to play until a ruling takes place. as he hit the field for the first time this season, yeah, that's what he got. white sox fans saying, well, boo in so many different ways. before the game, rodriguez and the yankees manager joe girardi made it clear a-rod will stay on the roster while he fights for his baseball life. >> i have had two hip surgeries, i've had two knee surgeries, i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. there's a process. i'm happy the process, in due time, hopefully, you know, whatever happens, happens. >> i'm joined by deputy sports editor and blogger at "
and prospective players. mlb issued this statement. the minor league drug program covers all players at the club academies and the dominican republic and venezuela. we conducted over 2,000 tests in latin america last season. back in the dominican republic the current situation doesn't change the pride the players feel about the numerous players. >> translator: we'll keep loving on both players in spite of what has happened. >> rafael romo is here with us. this stuff's all over the place, widely available. >> the main problem is the lack of oversight in some of these countries. we're not trying to single out any particular country. the dominican republic has most of the foreign players to the major league. some can be sold over the counter. you can get them from a doctor. a contact was telling me even some of the situations used for injured horses, in essence, steroids, are used by some of these players. when you ask mlb they say no, we are very proactive about this. >> we talked to that writer yesterday and they said they're tl trying to have their anabolic cake and eat it too. the league is tur
report it states that a-rod and the mlb, quote, aren't anywhere close to a deal to avoid a lifetime ban for him. sources telling espn if rodriguez does not agree, he will have to fight the league through arbitration and while it's not clear the length of suspension either side would accept, a-rod is said to fight it mainly in an attempt to salvage more than the 100 million dollars on his contract. joining me now is dave briggs of nbcnz@tz sports network. this has a lot of people scratching their heads because if the mlb has the evidence it needs against a-rod and the b biogenesis gajeds why not pull the trig. and deal with it. >> the lifetime ban? >> the lifetime ban and making everybody suffer through there. >> the lifetime ban is a massive overreach. no chance major league baseball gets that. that is like a divorcee asking for the house and the money and the dog. you know you're not going to get it. you know you want that 200-game suspension probably the rest of this year, all of next year. >> his age and his condition isn't that a lifetime ban there? >> it is. you would be coming bac
then that the mlb's announce many comes on the same day that a-rod is slated to make his season debut after several injuries have kept him away from the big leagues for over nine months. yankee outfielder vernon wells summed up the situation saying it should be a bit of a circus. according to the mlb, rodriguez not only abusd banned substances but also tried to destroy evidence once an investigation was under way. in typical achlt rod fashion, a-rod is placing the blame on everyone but a-rod. >> there's more than one party that benefits from me not ever stepping back on the field and that's not my teammates and it is not the yankee fans. when all this stuff is going on in the background and people are finding creative ways to cancel your contract and stuff like that, i think that's concerning. >> the man accused of cheefting claiming he's being cheated out of his $90 million contract. joining me today, washington bureau chief for buzz feed, john stanton, founder and president of the center for social inclusion, maya wiley. from sirius xm, chris "mad dog" ruse sew and benjamin wallace wells. "the ha
are talking about. alex rodriguez may have avoided a lifetime ban, but the mlb's suspension has put the player's future in jeopardy. major league baseball suspended 13 players linked to the performance enhancing drug investigation. the league made an example. out of a-rod sidelining him until the 2015 season. rodriguez's ban is to take effect on august 8th, but he'll appeal the suspension which will allow him to play until a ruling takes place. so white sox fans greeted a-rod with relentless boos and in a news conference before the game, both rodriguez and the yankees manager made it clear that a-rod will stay on the roster while he fights for his baseball life. >> i have had two hip surgeries, two knee surgeries, i'm fight ing for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. there's a process. i'm happy to process in due time. hopefully whatever happens happens, happens. >> let's get more on the suspensions. i'm joined by a sports writer for think progress. good morning, travis. thanks for being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> people have criticized th
m-l-b stars. >> reporter: 14 time all- star has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the 13 season and all of 2014 the effective thursday august 28th. the suspensions are results of the mlb investigation that has cinches doors. receiving and expecting less the game suspensions. john mcgraw to of the detroit tigers and air cover of the padres. >> we want this all of our sport if you want to ban these guys for life we are with you. >> reporter: monday he was he has yet to play and a major league game in 2013 we having for in it from injuries. some yankees fans say rodriguez because he's a riot they felt he was targeted because he was a rock. because he's the highest paid player. making him to be the goat of every day. >> reporter: kron 4 news. >> reporter:a-rod is coming out slugging. here you see the 38-year- old slugger being driven to his team as they prepare for tonight's game against the chicago white sox. rodriguez.who has denied the claims.says he intends to appeal the decision. here's what he had to say today. >> obviously disappointed with the news today no
. >> okay. >> anyway -- >> he must have said something on friday that really irked the officials at mlb because -- >> he said a series of things. he says he doesn't trust the yankees. he comes out every now and then and says things. here's the thing -- >> what's the thing? he doesn't trust the yankees. how can the yankees trust him? there's no taking ownership of anything except for the money. and that's the problem with a-rod is people, for some reason, people don't like him. and andy pettitte -- >> you think it's jealousy about the money? >> i think andy pettitte, they said, had an arm injury. took some drugs. wasn't supposed to. admitted to it and stopped using and went on the field and everyone loves andy pettitte because he's a lovable guy. >> i love him. i've actually met him. they are adorable. >> we had them on even. yeah. >> that's right. but at another event when he was being honored. salvation army honored him one year. >> yeah. but this guy for some reason, when he steps out there, there's sort of this arrogance, this hubris, this whole other vibe going. people don't like hi
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with the relationship side of it. you see mlb and nfl and the leagues producing a ton of content. the next frontier is how to take that digital relationship to a deeper level. >> what's interesting to me is we heard about your relationship with the packers. i know of other former colleagues of yours with other relationships with other sports teams that are doing this. the devils experiment two years ago, i remember talking to mike, devils have since changed hands, but it did increase ticket -- for some places, they had a single game ticket issue. and they were trying to get that because hockey's so expensive. the impact of this is pretty fast. because there's little know-how, is that fair to say? >> i think it's interesting that people who care so much about, like, the number of people showing up for the game in aggregate and they have a sense of all those numbers of season ticket holders don't have a great sense of the individual person. >> they don't know who the people are. >> right. having a more finely segmented strategy as the devils go down that road and understanding that, you know, joe is
? apparently espn has a source saying mlb has evidence that he attempted to coerce at least one of the witnesses. and that's why the league is saying that he deserves even a bigger punishment than the rest of them. >> he will find out shortly. >>> another giant recall of contaminated ground beef by the same kansas company. the latest recall by national beef packaging company involves 50,000 pounds of meat sold mainly to wholesalers in 40 and 50-pound cases. the usda says it's unclear which retailers sold the meat. it recalled meat in june after a similar e. coli scare. >>> the bipartisan bill that would lower student loan rates by tying them to financial markets was overwhelmingly approved last night. undergraduates borrowing this fall will pay about 3.9% interest on subsidized stafford loans. the rates will fluctuate with the economy, but they can't go much higher than 8.25%. >>> if you haven't checked facebook's value lately, you might be surprised. shares traded above $38 briefly yesterday before pulling back just a little bit. that's the price at which the company hit the ma
. i really don't think he deserves that. but mlb needs to make an example of somebody because otherwise this is just going to happen tomorrow next year following on. >> reporter: a source familiar with negotiations tell us monday will be the day the announcement is made. the thinking being that players whose teams are likely to make the playoffs will have fulfilled their suspension if it starts monday. >> don dahler, thanks. >>> cleveland kidnapper ariel castro starting the first day of his 1,000-year prison sentence. in court, castro apologized but he also said the fbi should have caught him earlier. he went on to describe a happy home. as dean reynolds reports, one of his victims set the record straight. >> nobody shoulder have to go through what i went through, nor anybody else not even the worst enemy. >> reporter: she is 32 now, the longest held captive. >> day turned into night. night turned into day. years turned into eternity. >> reporter: beginning in 2002 she suffered five miscarriages in captivity, each one brought on by either beatings or starv
. joining me now sports attorney steve olnick. >> thanks for having me. >> we don't know how much the mlb has on rodriguez but rye are there rumors of such a lengthy suspension? >> what happens is normally and typically how they get suspended is through especially in this particular instance is through the joint drug agreement but now the major league baseball is getting a little crafty and trying to go through the collective bargaining agreement whereby they're able to essentially suspend him for anything that is detrimental to the league so the process is we're going to suspend based off this evidence that who knows like you said they have in which they can have the right to suspend him. >> okay, and we know that a-rod has been, you know, quite very vociferous about that happening and what that implies if it happens. that said, steve, if he is found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs, how much money does he still have coming at him, and can you understand how the yankees would feel like really, we have to pay him upwards of maybe $100 million for nothing? >> correct. and that's
contract. a-rod came to the negotiating table after mlb said it was considering a lifetime ban. rodriguez has maintained he has no connection to the biogenesis clinic. he is scheduled to return to the field for a rehab game. this game with the trenton thunder. >> the red sox coming off a 15-inning walk-off win on wednesday but last night. >> oh, no. >> down by five runs going into the ninth against the mariners, possible not in boston. sox would load the bases for shane victorino who punches it through the second base side. two runs score. johnny gomes would tie with a base hit up the middle and with the bases loaded still one out, daniel nava had a chance to win it all. sn>> nava hits it in the air to centerfield. deep and far and that ball is going to land in the red sox have an amazing come-from-behind victory on what turns out to be a magical night for fenway. >> tell you what he was doing. >> larry lucchino. >> sat in the same seat, in the same position until that team won because that's -- you don't move when they start winning. it's bad luck. >> probably pacing back and forth. >> i
they calculated his batting average would have been without the drugs. >> mlb baseball suspended him a total of 211 games, otherwise known as what a single baseball game feels like. the league grew more suspicious last summer when rodriguez won his seventh tour de france. >> but he said he's going to appeal the decision and keep playing. even anthony weiner was like, man, some people just don't know when to quit. just get out. >> wow. >> long season for a-rod. >> he does not wreak of winner-ness. >> major league baseball cracked down. a-rod hit the hardest. the third baseman got a suspension of 211 games, which officially begins on thursday but a-rod will continue to play with the yankees while he appeals the league's decision. that will probably not come until after the season. you can expect if he stays healthy to see a-rod on the field for the season. at the game in chicago last night, a-rod met with a chorus of boos. he went 1 for 4, hit a single, a bloop single in his first at-bat. the yankees lost 8-1 to the terrible white sox. a-rod may be the headline in all this but major league bas
of this calendar year. it means he can play through the rest of the season. mlb has declined comment but the head of the player's union says the suspension is, quote, way out of line. the yankees were in chicago last night trying to avoid a three-game sweep. bottom of the ninth. that's mariana rivera in the game. adam dunn slaps a single to tie the game, 4-4. mariana's third blown save of the year. going to the 12th inning, the yankees trying to hold on to a one-run lead. alejandro dehas knocks it off the wall. they get the walk-off win and sweep. can you believe this, the yankees are 11 1/2 games behind first place boston who beat the astros last night. the red hot braves going for their 13th straight win against the nationals. top of the eighth, game tied at 3-3. jason heyward finds the hole for a simm. braves up, bottom of the ninth, nates threatening with the bases loaded. kimbrel, what's he going to do with wilson ramos. he lines out. braves win, 13 consecutive victories for the atlanta braves. they are 15 1/2 games up on the second place washington nationals. another streak in cleveland wit
investigation revealed comprehensive doping regiments that bosch had engineered. his cooperation with mlb has resulted in the suspension of rodriguez and 13 other major league -- >> so a-rod's team, ed rendell, a-rod, people around a-rod, his team, leaked documents, this is "60 minutes," leaked documents that basically fingered ryan braun and his own teammate! >> most shockley his own teammates. >> stunning. so we can add the classification rat to the adjective describing rodriguez. >> a-rod's lawyer is saying that the allegations are untrue. obviously, though, "60 minutes" is -- >> they must have it. >> they've got it. they're on to it. >> and braun, those numbers were redacted in the miami new times documents but members of rodriguez's camp retained unredacted versions and leaked them. >> the purpose is to draw attention off of him. >> away from him or to say so many did it you have to modulate your response. stunning. >> that's a guy -- when this comes out, i mean it's -- >> his own teammates. >> his own teammates. they're not going to want him. >> oh. >> they're not going to want him in t
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